Alopecia areata research is gaining ground but there is still a long way to go given that millions of people are suffering daily with this autoimmune condition. For women, in particular, it can be utterly devastating.

It is our hope and belief that funding will increase, giving way to new research opportunities and breakthroughs. Bald Girls Do Lunch will continue to not only to advocate for those dealing with alopecia areata in all phases but build relationships with those working on the research and treatment front in order to bridge the gap as well as keep the “patient voice” at the center of everything.

We will also continue to provide you with updates on research and what it may mean for your specific circumstances.

In fact, here are a few blog posts where we cover the topic of research as well as some of the people behind it: